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Another great building with good information but in this case, even when under glass/plastic cases, they are covered with years of dust and dirt so you lose the color, the texture, the beauty of each piece. What would it take to open each case, clean...More
This is in part of the old convent of San Francisco, the Museum has a nice small collection of objects, but for me the high light is the Capilla de Aranzazú, which for those of us that like the Baroque, is a fascinating place to...More
Of course if you are here as a tourist and visit museums, churches and chapels , etc. this is a must.
What is different from other museums is that there are several fake(replicas) pieces you can touch through all the museum
I've been here twice so far. The museum is housed in a former Franciscan convent, the focal point being a stunning private chapel at the top of a sunny staircase.
In the downstairs area are displays of precolombian artifacts from SLP and other parts of...More
There is a variety of exhibits from ancient modern, but all have counterparts that are touchable. The chapel is unusual and very colourful. also unusual: there is an elevator to take us oldsters up to the chapel.
This was a slightly better than average regional museum, fairly well organized, a block away from Parque San Francisco, in another restored monastery. But
upstairs, Whoa! The lavish gold and aqua private chapel Capilla de Aranzazu, in high Churrigueresque style. Don't you just love surprises?!
The beautiful park outside is surpassed by the Neo-Classical architecture of this building - It's simple at times, subtle at others, and then just opulent when you least expect it. It's gorgeous. Oh yeah, and it's a museum, too, but it's all pretty basic stuff...More